ICD-10 Diagnosis Code N77.0

Ulceration of vulva in diseases classified elsewhere

Diagnosis Code N77.0

ICD-10: N77.0
Short Description: Ulceration of vulva in diseases classified elsewhere
Long Description: Ulceration of vulva in diseases classified elsewhere
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code N77.0

Valid for Submission
The code N77.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs (N70-N77)
      • Vulvovaginal ulceration and inflam in diseases classd elswhr (N77)

Information for Medical Professionals


Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Diagnoses for females only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for females only
Diagnoses for females only.

Manifestation diagnoses Additional informationCallout TooltipManifestation diagnoses
Manifestation codes describe the manifestation of an underlying disease, not the disease itself, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.


Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code N77.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 742 - UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR NON-MALIGNANCY WITH CC/MCC
  • 743 - UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR NON-MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
  • 616.51 - Vulvar ulcer in oth dis

Synonyms
  • Non-infective ulcerative disorder of female genitalia
  • Ulceration of vulva
  • Ulceration of vulva
  • Ulceration of vulva associated with another disorder
  • Ulceration of vulva associated with another disorder
  • Ulceration of vulva in Behcet's disease
  • Vulval ulceration due to non-infective dermatosis classified elsewhere
  • Vulvitis associated with another disorder

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code N77.0 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Vulvar Disorders

The vulva is the external part of a woman's genitals. Some problems you can have with the vulvar area include

  • Bacterial or fungal infections
  • Skin problems due to allergy
  • Vulvar cancer
  • Vulvodynia, or vulvar pain

Symptoms may include redness, itching, pain, or cracks in the skin. Treatment depends on the cause.

  • Vulvovaginitis - overview


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